Yachad is dedicated to enriching the lives of Jewish individuals with disabilities and their families, by enhancing their communal participation and their connection to Judaism through social and educational programs and support services.
Torah – Yachad is a Jewish organization that is driven and guided by Torah values in all aspects of its operation and programming, beginning with the firm belief that every person is made B’Tzelem Elokim – in G-d’s Image.
Health and Safety – Yachad is committed to running all its programs and services in a physically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy and safe environment.
Inclusion & Belonging – Yachad believes that every Jew deserves opportunities to participate in the Jewish community in a way that is meaningful and that gives them a true sense of belonging.
Whole Family Approach –Yachad believes in the fundamental importance of working with the entire family, providing them with clinical support, education, and respite.
Staff– Yachad emphasizes personal and professional growth for our staff, through learning collaboratives, training exercises, and with a culture that encourages innovation. We cultivate our staff to be responsible, passionate, creative, curious, flexible, and growth oriented.
Volunteers – Yachad emphasizes Jewish growth for our volunteers. We aspire to create future Jewish communal leaders who are deeply committed to Judaism and the Jewish community.
Collaboration – Yachad seeks to leverage the strengths of other organizations by pursuing opportunities to collaborate.
Trust – Yachad is committed to earning the Jewish community’s trust through transparency, accountability, and superb customer service.